Tag Archives: Education Reform

Review of "The Prize" by Dale Russakoff

The Prize: The High-Stakes, Big-Money Race to Save Our Failing Schools by Dale Russakoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dale Russakoff’s “The Prize” is such a good, and important book. It tells us the story of what happened after … Continue reading

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Education Nation- Obama and Romney

President Obama and Mitt Romney both appeared on NBC’s “Education Nation”, which has covered some fairly interesting educational ground in the past. Both covered some interesting topics, and after you take out some of the political nuances there appears to … Continue reading

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Waiting for Superman Panel Discussion

A Massachusetts panel discussion on the movie “Waiting for Superman”, including educational leadership of the State Legislature. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1

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Arne Duncan on Education

A great spot on “This Week”, with education heavyweights with real policy differences talking about the Obama Administration efforts in this area. Superintendent Rhee in Washington has not been afraid to stir the pot vigorously. The Obama Administration has made … Continue reading

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Education Dollars to Methuen

Governor Patrick’s education announcement. Methuen will receive $1.8 million in education funding from this federal grant. NEW BEDFORD – Wednesday, August 25, 2010 – Governor Deval Patrick today allocated $204 million from the federal Education Jobs Fund to school districts … Continue reading

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The President on Education

The President talks about education, and how we as a nation may be falling behind in this critical area. He speaks to reforms he is advocating to move our educational system forward.

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Interesting Tidbit from Governor’s Readiness Report

Governor Patrick’s Readiness Report has been released, and a lot of talk and blogging has occurred over this subject already. I have attached the report below. Much of the coverage has centered on the ability to finance some of Governor … Continue reading

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